• Assistant Teacher, Daycare

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary
    Requisition ID
    Administrative and General
    Visa Sponsorship
    Travel Requirements
  • Overview

    As an Assistant Teacher for the Child Care Center, you will assist with implementing program activities as part of a teaching team, and providing help to other teachers in all areas of the classroom program.


    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Assisting the Head Teacher in routine duties of caring for and teaching children to include maintaining visual supervision of children, changing diapers, preparing food, washing dishes, and feeding children, as necessary.
    • Assisting in classroom management, implementation of the developmental curriculum, record keeping and playground supervision.
    • Cleaning up and organizing work and play areas. Keeping the classroom well organized and arranged appropriately.
    • Maintaining good communication with parents.
    • Working with the Head Teacher in maintaining a safe and healthy environment for children.
    • Adhering to requirements of the North Carolina State childcare Law and to accreditation standards of the American Montessori Society (AMS).
    • Performing other duties as assigned.

    Hours: Varies between 8:00 am - 5:30 pm


    Age Group: Infants and Toddlers

    Essential Requirements:

    • High School or General Education Diploma (GED).
    • Bachelor's degree in Child Development or closely related field.
    • 2 years of experience in a licensed child care center, and/or a structured teaching or care-giving environment with infants or toddlers.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Knowledge of proper ways to care for a child of various stages of child development, and of age-appropriate activities.
    • Good communication skills in teaching young children and communicating with parents, visitors, and child care staff.
    • Good written communication skills in all documentation.
    • Physical Requirements:
    • Must be able to lift, move, or hold children with weight up to 60 pounds, depending on area of assignment.
    • Must be able to observe children from various distances.
    • Must be able to lift children from various heights.
    • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, reach with hands and arms and use hands to finger, handle or feel.


    • Montessori experience

    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


    Additional Information:

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 


    Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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